Courses & Units

Master of Applied Science Project (Part A) KLA709

Hobart

Note:

This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.

Introduction

In this unit students will, with assistance and supervision, develop skills associated with obtaining research funding. Students will develop a research proposal for a small project, such as would be submitted to a research agency. Skills will be developed in identifying relevant research topics, appropriate funding bodies and developing project budgets. The proposal will including background to the proposed research, aims and objectives, experimental methods and justification for their selection, expected outcomes and benefits, resources required and their cost, timelines, and how the results will be communicated.

Summary

Unit name Master of Applied Science Project (Part A)
Unit code KLA709
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator Doctor Matthew Wilson
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret different research types and explain how research is relevant to agriculture and microbiology
  • Critically evaluate literature relevant to an area of scientific research to formulate and justify a research gap
  • Design research questions and generate a plan of research activity, including justification based on potential research outcomes and benefits
  • Communicating a project proposal on an individual topic
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050101 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,783.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentIntroduction to research quiz (3%)|Project concept (12%)|Project Concept (70%)|Pitch presentation (15%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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